How to Surf Anonymously / Birth Month Impact / The Most Undervalued Educator?

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do

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Surf Anonymously
Three Ways You Can Surf Anonymously – When you are using the internet, do you know how much sensitive data is getting leaked? When we use the internet, our browser leaks sensitive information such as your IP address, your geological coordinates, your internet service provider, and much more. Here is how to stop this. @jhankar_mahbub @ProgrammingHero @bexxmodd @mnaotech


How Your Birth Month Affects The Rest Of Your Life – Here’s what science says about how the month you’re born affects you for the rest of your life. @HalfInteresting @CuriosityStream @WatchNebula @Calendar_Girl

Assistant Principals
Is the Assistant Principal the Most Overlooked, Undervalued Person at School? If you have assistant principals it may be time to rethink how you use them and how you prepare them for principal jobs. @drsuperville @educationweek

Tech Jobs

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Top 10 Technology Jobs That Want Machine Learning Skills – If you’re totally new to artificial intelligence (A.I.) and machine learning, you might be wondering which technology jobs demand these skills. @nkolakowski @Dicedotcom @bexxmodd @stratorob @InformationWeek @Fordway @The_LHoFT

Learning

Improve Your Critical Thinking – Socrates wasn’t feared for claiming to have all the answers, but rather, for asking too many questions. Your students should see this. @EFW48 @skomdra @Ad_Anderson @RED_ED @rmbyrne

Middle School Voie

Leadership/Parenting

Tips for Promoting Student Voice in Middle School – Carefully crafted units and relevant choice reading assignments can support students in sharing their thoughts. @shortisweet3 @edutopia @ERobbPrincipal

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Hellen Keller@GordonTredgold

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Chuck Berry’s 1965 Belgium TV Appearance (Complete) – This is amazing. Chuck was self-contained. He wrote the songs, played lead guitar, and sang lead. He was one of a kind. Enjoy.

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Unwind Anxiety

Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind by Judson Brewer

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson

Cup of Joe
Listine to Dr. Doug on the “Cup of Joe” podcast. I recorded it last week. On it, I talk about the many good things I have seen in schools doing hybrid teaching. @PodcastCupOfJoe @DrDougGreen @BrainAwakes

Grasp: The Science of Transforming How We Learn by Sanjay Sarma with Luke Yoquinto

The Hype Machine: How Social Media Disrupts Our Elections, Out Economy, and Our Health and How We Must Adapt by Sinan Aral @SINANARAL

Back to School COVID Myths – It’s popular to say that hybrid learning is negatively impacting poor students who generally attend schools with lots of discipline issues. Is it possible that some poor kids who make a serious effort to learn aren’t the big winners? There may be stresses at home, but not many bullies. @DrDougGreen @mssackstein

This is my podcast on the Jabbedu Network. Please consider listening and buying my book Teaching Isn’t Rocket Science, It’s Way More Complex. Here’s a free executive summary. @jabbedu @DrDougGreen

Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World by Olga Khazan

The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win by Maria Konnikova

Boys and Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity by Peggy Orenstein

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves (the book can be found here)

Upstream: How to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath

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